Ms. Buchanan will deliver a presentation entitled Beyond Dilbert, xkcd, and Little Bobby: Teaching Cybersecurity with Comics at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, 11/19, as part of the “Expanding Skill Development through Lifelong Learning” conference track. Ms. Buchanan will discuss how comics can engage learners of any age or experience level with critical foundational concepts and technical skills. Novel educational approaches using comics will be presented, including interactive, branching comics that allow readers to make decisions and see the outcomes of [...]
Comic-BEE Joins Far-Reaching Initiative to Promote the Awareness of Online Safety and Privacy for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
September 26, 2019 — Comic-BEE today announced its commitment to National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), held annually in October, by signing up as a Champion and joining a growing global effort to promote the awareness of online safety and privacy. NCSAM is a collaborative effort among businesses, government agencies, colleges and universities, associations, nonprofit organizations, and individuals committed to this year’s NCSAM theme: “Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.” This theme encourages everyone to #BeCyberSmart through cybersecurity best practices. “Comic-BEE [...]
May 1, 2019 - Northport, NY: Today, Secure Decisions launched the “Cyber Savvy Educators Contest,” which challenges middle school educators to create a branching web comic around the importance of strong passwords for their students. Branching web comics are graphic stories where a reader makes choices on behalf of a character, causing the story to follow a variety of branches that result in different outcomes. These visual, interactive stories engage young learners and help them understand the cause-effect relationship between [...]
Comic-BEE has received the Building Tomorrow’s Workforce Award from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology (DHS S&T) Directorate’s Funded Performer Awards. DHS S&T awards this honor to a funded project that best helps develop the next generation of cybersecurity professionals. The award ceremony took place on March 19th, as part of the 2019 DHS S&T Cybersecurity and Innovation Showcase in Washington, D.C. Laurin Buchanan, Principal Investigator for Comic-BEE, attended the ceremony and accepted the award. Developed by [...]
Comic-BEE to be a Featured Presentation at DHS’s 2017 Cyber Security R&D Showcase and Technical Workshop
Secure Decisions has been selected by the DHSecurity S&T, Cyber Security Division to present Comic-BEE at the 2017 Cyber Security R&D Showcase and Technical Workshop in Washington, D.C.
Secure Decisions, an industry leader in cyber security awareness, has been sponsored by DHS S&T, cyber security division to continue development of Comic-BEE, an interactive cyber security education tool.